WMID-EBCD25: WMID-EBCD25: Roman coin: Nummus of House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-EBCD25

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete struck / hammered copper alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian (AD 364 to AD 378), dating to the period AD 364 to AD 378 (Reece Period 19) . GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting Emperor walking right, dragging captive. Mint unknown.

Diameter: 17.31 mm
Thickness: 1.76 mm
Weight: 2.1 grams

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.76 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 17.31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 21st March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's ref: 13

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Valentinian
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Diadem, bust facing right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Emperor walking right, dragging captive
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lowick (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9780
Four figure Latitude: 52.409415
Four figure longitude: -0.575432
1:25K map: SP9780
1:10K map: SP98SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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